Who we are

Our team is being co-managed by team directors Steve Hegg & Henk Vogels. Steve, gold medal winner at the 1984 Olympics and Henk, Tour de France rider, each have over 20 years of professional cycling experience.

The team will be based both in Australia and the U.S. racing 40 to 50 races in each country in 2009.

Team Roster
USA - Alessandro Bazzana / Curtis Gunn / Charles Dionne / Micheal Grabinger / Phil Zajicek
Australia - Bernard Sulzberger / David Kemp / Hayden Brooks / Ben Day / Ben King / Jonathan Cantwell

Friday, February 13, 2009

UT talks to Ben Day of Fly V Australia

At last San Diego is starting to take notice of their local team. Don Norcross of the San Diego Union Tribune writes a colum called "Fitness Fanatics" on Fridays. Here is a a little of what Ben Day said to Don.

...........Before leaving Australia last week to ride in the Tour of California, Day stopped in Melbourne to handle his visa. Southeast Australia has been besieged by a record heat wave and wildfires that have claimed more than 180 lives. Railroad tracks have buckled. Temperatures in some parts have climbed to 118 degrees.

On Saturday, two days after arriving in California, Day rode in the Boulevard Road Race, set amid the mountains an hour east of San Diego. The elements produced a blizzard that turned to rain, with temperatures in the 30s.

Proving he acclimates well, Day won the race.

An omen for the Tour of California?

“It instills a certain level of confidence in the team,” Day said. “Hopefully, it shows I'm not just a team captain who's talking but can get results as well.”...................

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San Diego Origins of the Team

Fly Vaustralia Presented by Successful Living has its origins right here in San Diego.
Before combining with its counterpart in Australia, Successful Living has be managed by local San Diegian Steve Hegg. This year Successful Living asked for help from North County Cycling Team Swamis to grow the team. The three way partnership of Vaustralia, Successful Living, and Swamis Cycling Club has enabled San Diego to have a local team riding the Tour of California.
Every San Diegian should be following and cheering Fly Vaustralia on Stage 8 of the Tour of California.